BTG Pactual: run for its money

Crises in confidence and a reliance on short-term funding do not play well together

Ore play: Aussie rules

Rio Tinto shares shrug off market decline

Funding Circle Founders Samir Desi James Meekings ( blond) and Andrew Mullinger at there offices London Oct 13 Photograph © vicki couchman 07957226911
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P2P lenders: question of trust

Challengers to the UK’s established banks have been well received — by government and markets

A man walks into a Prada SpA store

Prada: Hong Kong phooey

Floating a luxury company on the island once seemed a good idea

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.
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Aberdeen: Swips and chains

Asset management group has changed. The market has not noticed

Myanmar: Ho Chi Minting it

Example of Vietnam suggests investors should be picky about its neighbour’s market

Wind power: turn off

Wind turbine makers have blown away all rivals in alternative energy

General Electric: splitting the difference

The Synchrony share exchange is a creative way to divest a business

Class actions: go sue yourself

Affronted shareholders demand money that must be paid by fellow investors

Buy-to-let: the party’s ending

Government’s message to would-be landlords: don’t bother